T A Lieu

Summary

Affiliation: Harvard Medical School and Harvard Pilgrim Health Care
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Values for preventing influenza-related morbidity and vaccine adverse events in children
    Lisa A Prosser
    Department of Ambulatory Care and Prevention, Harvard Medical School and Harvard Pilgrim Health Care, 133 Brookline Ave, 6th Floor, Boston, MA, USA
    Health Qual Life Outcomes 3:18. 2005
  2. pmc Health-state valuations for pertussis: methods for valuing short-term health states
    Grace M Lee
    Center for Child Health Care Studies, Department of Ambulatory Care and Prevention, Harvard Pilgrim Health Care and Harvard Medical School, 133 Brookline Ave, 6th Floor, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Health Qual Life Outcomes 3:17. 2005
  3. pmc Asthma self-assessment in a Medicaid population
    Ann C Wu
    Center for Child Health Care Studies, Department of Population Medicine, Harvard Medical School and Harvard Pilgrim Health Care, Boston, MA, USA
    BMC Public Health 9:244. 2009
  4. pmc Reliability of a patient survey assessing cost-related changes in health care use among high deductible health plan enrollees
    Robert B Penfold
    Department of Population Medicine, Harvard Medical School and Harvard Pilgrim Health Care Institute, Boston, USA
    BMC Health Serv Res 11:133. 2011
  5. ncbi request reprint Immunization status among children newly enrolled in a health plan: a new frontier for quality measurement?
    Tracy A Lieu
    Department of Ambulatory Care and Prevention, Harvard Pilgrim Health Care, and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Mass 02215, USA
    Am J Manag Care 9:121-7. 2003
  6. ncbi request reprint Cultural competence policies and other predictors of asthma care quality for Medicaid-insured children
    Tracy A Lieu
    Center for Child Health Care Studies, Department of Ambulatory Care and Prevention, Harvard Pilgrim Health Care and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02215, USA
    Pediatrics 114:e102-10. 2004
  7. ncbi request reprint The hidden costs of infant vaccination
    T A Lieu
    Division of Research, Kaiser Permanente, Oakland, CA, USA
    Vaccine 19:33-41. 2000
  8. ncbi request reprint Pediatricians' views on financial barriers and values for pneumococcal vaccine for children
    Tracy A Lieu
    Department of Ambulatory Care and Prevention, Harvard Pilgrim Health Care and Harvard Medical School, 133 Brookline Avenue, 6th Floor, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Ambul Pediatr 2:358-66. 2002
  9. ncbi request reprint Racial/ethnic variation in asthma status and management practices among children in managed medicaid
    Tracy A Lieu
    Department of Ambulatory Care and Prevention, Harvard Pilgrim Health Care and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02215, USA
    Pediatrics 109:857-65. 2002
  10. ncbi request reprint Variation in clinician recommendations for multiple injections during adoption of inactivated polio vaccine
    T A Lieu
    Division of Research and the Vaccine Study Center, Kaiser Permanente, Oakland, California, USA
    Pediatrics 107:E49. 2001

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Publications83

  1. pmc Values for preventing influenza-related morbidity and vaccine adverse events in children
    Lisa A Prosser
    Department of Ambulatory Care and Prevention, Harvard Medical School and Harvard Pilgrim Health Care, 133 Brookline Ave, 6th Floor, Boston, MA, USA
    Health Qual Life Outcomes 3:18. 2005
    ....
  2. pmc Health-state valuations for pertussis: methods for valuing short-term health states
    Grace M Lee
    Center for Child Health Care Studies, Department of Ambulatory Care and Prevention, Harvard Pilgrim Health Care and Harvard Medical School, 133 Brookline Ave, 6th Floor, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Health Qual Life Outcomes 3:17. 2005
    ..S. Our objectives were: (1) to describe patient valuations of pertussis disease and vaccination; and (2) to compare valuations for short-term and long-term health states associated with pertussis...
  3. pmc Asthma self-assessment in a Medicaid population
    Ann C Wu
    Center for Child Health Care Studies, Department of Population Medicine, Harvard Medical School and Harvard Pilgrim Health Care, Boston, MA, USA
    BMC Public Health 9:244. 2009
    ....
  4. pmc Reliability of a patient survey assessing cost-related changes in health care use among high deductible health plan enrollees
    Robert B Penfold
    Department of Population Medicine, Harvard Medical School and Harvard Pilgrim Health Care Institute, Boston, USA
    BMC Health Serv Res 11:133. 2011
    ..Despite the widespread use of survey questions to measure changes in health care use and related behaviors, scant data exists on the reliability of such questions...
  5. ncbi request reprint Immunization status among children newly enrolled in a health plan: a new frontier for quality measurement?
    Tracy A Lieu
    Department of Ambulatory Care and Prevention, Harvard Pilgrim Health Care, and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Mass 02215, USA
    Am J Manag Care 9:121-7. 2003
    ..The current inclusion criterion is > or = 12 months of continuous enrollment. The new recommendation would expand the assessment population to include children with more recent enrollment...
  6. ncbi request reprint Cultural competence policies and other predictors of asthma care quality for Medicaid-insured children
    Tracy A Lieu
    Center for Child Health Care Studies, Department of Ambulatory Care and Prevention, Harvard Pilgrim Health Care and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02215, USA
    Pediatrics 114:e102-10. 2004
    ..The objective of this study was to identify practice-site policies and features associated with quality of care for Medicaid-insured children with asthma...
  7. ncbi request reprint The hidden costs of infant vaccination
    T A Lieu
    Division of Research, Kaiser Permanente, Oakland, CA, USA
    Vaccine 19:33-41. 2000
    ..The financial costs of medical utilization and work-loss resulting from common vaccine-associated symptoms are non-negligible and should be incorporated in economic analyses...
  8. ncbi request reprint Pediatricians' views on financial barriers and values for pneumococcal vaccine for children
    Tracy A Lieu
    Department of Ambulatory Care and Prevention, Harvard Pilgrim Health Care and Harvard Medical School, 133 Brookline Avenue, 6th Floor, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Ambul Pediatr 2:358-66. 2002
    ..To 1) describe barriers to pneumococcal conjugate vaccine adoption and 2) estimate the value of the vaccine based on pediatricians' responses to willingness-to-pay questions...
  9. ncbi request reprint Racial/ethnic variation in asthma status and management practices among children in managed medicaid
    Tracy A Lieu
    Department of Ambulatory Care and Prevention, Harvard Pilgrim Health Care and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02215, USA
    Pediatrics 109:857-65. 2002
    ....
  10. ncbi request reprint Variation in clinician recommendations for multiple injections during adoption of inactivated polio vaccine
    T A Lieu
    Division of Research and the Vaccine Study Center, Kaiser Permanente, Oakland, California, USA
    Pediatrics 107:E49. 2001
    ....
  11. ncbi request reprint Computer-based models to identify high-risk adults with asthma: is the glass half empty of half full?
    T A Lieu
    Division of Research, Kaiser Permanente, Oakland, California, USA
    J Asthma 36:359-70. 1999
    ..We conclude that prediction models that are based on computerized utilization data can identify adults with asthma at elevated risk, but may have limited sensitivity and specificity in actual populations...
  12. ncbi request reprint A randomized comparison of home and clinic follow-up visits after early postpartum hospital discharge
    T A Lieu
    Division of Research, Kaiser Permanente, Oakland, California, USA
    Pediatrics 105:1058-65. 2000
    ..National guidelines recommend a follow-up visit on the third or fourth postpartum day, but scant evidence exists about whether home or clinic visits are more effective...
  13. ncbi request reprint Computer-generated recall letters for underimmunized children: how cost-effective?
    T A Lieu
    Division of Research, Permanente Medical Group, Oakland, CA
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 16:28-33. 1997
    ..To evaluate the effectiveness and cost effectiveness of computer-generated recall letters to parents of children overdue for immunizations...
  14. ncbi request reprint Initial cost of primary angioplasty for acute myocardial infarction
    T A Lieu
    Division of Research, Permanente Medical Group, Inc, Oakland, California 94611, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 28:882-9. 1996
    ....
  15. ncbi request reprint Computer-based models to identify high-risk children with asthma
    T A Lieu
    Division of Research, Kaiser Permanente, Oakland, California 94611, USA
    Am J Respir Crit Care Med 157:1173-80. 1998
    ..We conclude that computer-based prediction models can identify children at high risk for adverse asthma outcomes, and may be useful in population-based efforts to improve asthma management...
  16. ncbi request reprint Projected cost-effectiveness of pneumococcal conjugate vaccination of healthy infants and young children
    T A Lieu
    Department of Ambulatory Care and Prevention, Harvard Pilgrim Health Care and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Mass 02215, USA
    JAMA 283:1460-8. 2000
    ..Pneumococcal conjugate vaccine for infants has recently been found effective against meningitis, bacteremia, pneumonia, and otitis media...
  17. ncbi request reprint Varicella serology among school age children with a negative or uncertain history of chickenpox
    T A Lieu
    Division of Research, Pediatric Vaccine Study Center, Kaiser Permanente, Oakland, CA 94611, USA
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 17:120-5. 1998
    ..Our main objective was to describe varicella seroprevalence among children ages 7 to 12 years with a negative or uncertain history of chickenpox...
  18. ncbi request reprint A randomized comparison of home visits and hospital-based group follow-up visits after early postpartum discharge
    G J Escobar
    Kaiser Permanente Medical Care Program Perinatal Research Unit Division of Research, Oakland, California, USA
    Pediatrics 108:719-27. 2001
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  19. ncbi request reprint Assessing costs and cost effectiveness of pneumococcal disease and vaccination within Kaiser Permanente
    S Black
    Kaiser Permanente Vaccine Study Center, 1 Kaiser Plaze 16th floor, Oakland, CA 94612, USA
    Vaccine 19:S83-6. 2000
    ..Vaccination of healthy infants would result in net savings for society if the vaccine cost less than $46 per dose, and net savings for the health care payer if the vaccine cost less than $18 per dose...
  20. doi request reprint Trends in otitis media treatment failure and relapse
    Colin M Sox
    Center for Child Health Care Studies, Department of Ambulatory Care and Prevention, Harvard Medical School and Harvard Pilgrim Health Care, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Pediatrics 121:674-9. 2008
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  21. ncbi request reprint The cost of medical care for patients with cystic fibrosis in a health maintenance organization
    T A Lieu
    Department of Ambulatory Care and Prevention, Harvard Pilgrim Health Care and Harvard Medical School, 126 Brookline Ave, Suite 200, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Pediatrics 103:e72. 1999
    ..Accurate cost estimates are needed to enable evaluation of the cost-effectiveness of new interventions and prenatal genetic screening recommendations...
  22. ncbi request reprint Strategies for surveying families of Medicaid-insured children by telephone
    Nancy G Jensvold
    Kaiser Permanente, Division of Research, Oakland, CA, USA
    J Health Care Poor Underserved 14:17-22. 2003
  23. doi request reprint Asthma care quality for children with minority-serving providers
    Alison A Galbraith
    Center for Child Health Care Studies, Department of Population Medicine, Harvard Pilgrim Health Care and Harvard Medical School, 133 Brookline Ave, 6th Floor, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 164:38-45. 2010
    ..To compare asthma care quality for children with and without minority-serving providers...
  24. pmc Impact of the introduction of pneumococcal conjugate vaccine on immunization coverage among infants
    Nancy D Lin
    Department of Ambulatory Care and Prevention, Harvard Pilgrim Health Care, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    BMC Pediatr 5:43. 2005
    ..The purpose of this study was to evaluate whether introduction of PCV affected immunization coverage for recommended childhood vaccinations among 13-month olds in four large provider groups...
  25. ncbi request reprint Projected cost-effectiveness of primary angioplasty for acute myocardial infarction
    T A Lieu
    Division of Research, The Permanente Medical Group, Oakland, California 94611, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 30:1741-50. 1997
    ..This study sought to evaluate the cost-effectiveness of primary angioplasty for acute myocardial infarction under varying assumptions about effectiveness, existing facilities and staffing and volume of services...
  26. ncbi request reprint Societal costs and morbidity of pertussis in adolescents and adults
    Grace M Lee
    Center for Child Health Care Studies, Department of Ambulatory Care and Prevention, Harvard Pilgrim Health Care and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 39:1572-80. 2004
    ....
  27. doi request reprint Financial barriers to implementing combination vaccines: perspectives from pediatricians and policy makers
    Courtney A Gidengil
    Center for Child Health Care Studies, Department of Ambulatory Care and Prevention, Harvard Medical School, Boston Massachusetts, USA
    Clin Pediatr (Phila) 48:539-47. 2009
    ..Financial issues for pediatric practices that purchase and provide vaccines for children may be an important barrier to offering combination vaccines...
  28. ncbi request reprint Pediatricians' self-reported clinical practices and adherence to national immunization guidelines after the introduction of pneumococcal conjugate vaccine
    Karen C Lee
    Harvard Pediatric Health Services Research Fellowship, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 158:695-701. 2004
    ..Little is known about whether pneumococcal conjugate vaccine (PCV) has altered pediatricians' practices regarding well-child and acute care...
  29. ncbi request reprint Pertussis in adolescents and adults: should we vaccinate?
    Grace M Lee
    Center for Child Health Care Studies, Department of Ambulatory Care and Prevention, Harvard Pilgrim Health Care and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02215, USA
    Pediatrics 115:1675-84. 2005
    ..Combined acellular pertussis vaccines for adolescents and adults are available in Canada, Australia, and Germany and may soon be considered for use in the United States...
  30. ncbi request reprint Influenza vaccination among children with asthma in medicaid managed care
    Sangeeth K Gnanasekaran
    Center for Child Health Care Studies, Department of Ambulatory Care and Prevention, Harvard Pilgrim Health Care and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Ambul Pediatr 6:1-7. 2006
    ..To describe influenza vaccination rates and identify risk factors for missing vaccination among children with asthma in managed Medicaid...
  31. ncbi request reprint Cost effectiveness of pertussis vaccination in adults
    Grace M Lee
    Department of Ambulatory Care and Prevention, Harvard Medical School and Harvard Pilgrim Health Care, Boston, Massachusetts 02215, USA
    Am J Prev Med 32:186-193. 2007
    ..Newly available data on pertussis incidence were used to evaluate the cost effectiveness of one-time adult vaccination and adult vaccination with decennial boosters...
  32. ncbi request reprint Gaps in vaccine financing for underinsured children in the United States
    Grace M Lee
    Department of Ambulatory Care and Prevention, Harvard Medical School and Harvard Pilgrim Health Care, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    JAMA 298:638-43. 2007
    ..In 2000, approximately 14% of children were underinsured for vaccines in the United States...
  33. doi request reprint Outcomes after periodic use of inhaled corticosteroids in children
    Ann Chen Wu
    Center for Child Health Care Studies, Department of Ambulatory Care and Prevention, Harvard Medical School, 133 Brookline Avenue, 6th Floor, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    J Asthma 46:517-22. 2009
    ..However, scant information exists on the clinical outcomes of children with asthma who are using inhaled corticosteroids on a periodic basis in real-world settings...
  34. doi request reprint Predictive value of seizure ICD-9 codes for vaccine safety research
    Irene M Shui
    Department of Ambulatory Care and Prevention, Harvard Pilgrim Health Care and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02215, United States
    Vaccine 27:5307-12. 2009
    ..In conclusion, when using ICD-9 codes to identify seizure outcomes, restricting to the ED and inpatient settings of diagnosis may result in less biased preliminary analyses and more efficient vaccine safety studies...
  35. doi request reprint Willingness to pay for a QALY based on community member and patient preferences for temporary health states associated with herpes zoster
    Tracy A Lieu
    Department of Ambulatory Care and Prevention, Harvard Pilgrim Health Care and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02215, USA
    Pharmacoeconomics 27:1005-16. 2009
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  36. ncbi request reprint Opinions and practices of clinicians associated with continuation of exclusive breastfeeding
    Elsie M Taveras
    Department of Ambulatory Care and Prevention, Center for Child Health Care Studies, Harvard Pilgrim Health Care and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02215, USA
    Pediatrics 113:e283-90. 2004
    ..Unfortunately, little information is available on how clinicians and health care organizations can best promote continuation of exclusive breastfeeding...
  37. ncbi request reprint Incidence of outpatient visits and hospitalizations related to influenza in infants and young children
    Megan A O'Brien
    Center for Child Health Care Studies, Harvard Medical School and Harvard Pilgrim Health Care, Boston, Massachusetts 02215, USA
    Pediatrics 113:585-93. 2004
    ....
  38. ncbi request reprint Clinician support and psychosocial risk factors associated with breastfeeding discontinuation
    Elsie M Taveras
    Harvard Pediatric Health Services Research Fellowship Program, Children s Hospital of Boston, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Pediatrics 112:108-15. 2003
    ....
  39. ncbi request reprint Emerging issues in vaccine economics: perspectives from the USA
    Tracy A Lieu
    Department of Ambulatory Care and Prevention, Harvard Pilgrim Health Care and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Expert Rev Vaccines 1:433-42. 2002
    ..To optimize the usefulness of vaccine economics research, conceptual issues, such as how to set values for the prevention of illness and how to maximize social equity through investments in vaccines, must be addressed...
  40. ncbi request reprint Adoption of reminder and recall messages for immunizations by pediatricians and public health clinics
    Cheryl D Tierney
    Harvard Combined Pediatric Health Services Research Fellowship Program, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Pediatrics 112:1076-82. 2003
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  41. ncbi request reprint Neonatal group B streptococcal infection in a managed care population. Perinatal Group B Streptococcal Infection Study Group
    T A Lieu
    Division of Research, The Permanente Medical Group, Oakland, California 94611, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 92:21-7. 1998
    ....
  42. pmc Using electronic medical records to enhance detection and reporting of vaccine adverse events
    Virginia L Hinrichsen
    Dept of Ambulatory Care and Prevention, Harvard Medical School and Harvard Pilgrim Health Care, 133 Brookline Avenue, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    J Am Med Inform Assoc 14:731-5. 2007
    ..By coupling simplified reporting with the initial prompt, clinicians can consider and report a vaccine adverse event electronically in a few moments during the office visit...
  43. pmc Racial/Ethnic variation in parent perceptions of asthma
    Ann Chen Wu
    Center for Child Health Care Studies, Department of Ambulatory Care and Prevention, Harvard Pilgrim Health Care and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02215 5301, USA
    Ambul Pediatr 8:89-97. 2008
    ....
  44. ncbi request reprint The quality of chronic disease care in U.S. community health centers
    LeRoi S Hicks
    Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 25:1712-23. 2006
    ..Although the quality of chronic disease care in CHCs compares favorably with that of care received in other settings, gaps in quality were observed for the uninsured...
  45. ncbi request reprint Community and patient values for preventing herpes zoster
    Tracy A Lieu
    Department of Ambulatory Care and Prevention, Harvard Pilgrim Health Care and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Pharmacoeconomics 26:235-49. 2008
    ....
  46. doi request reprint Modifiable risk factors for suboptimal control and controller medication underuse among children with asthma
    Lauren A Smith
    Department of Pediatrics, School of Medicine, Sargent College of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences, Boston University, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Pediatrics 122:760-9. 2008
    ....
  47. pmc High-deductible health plans: are vulnerable families enrolled?
    Alison A Galbraith
    Department of Ambulatory Care and Prevention, Harvard Pilgrim Health Care, Harvard Medical School, 133 Brookline Ave, 6th floor Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Pediatrics 123:e589-94. 2009
    ..The objective of this study was to compare the characteristics of families who have children and switch to high-deductible health plans with those who stay in traditional plans...
  48. pmc Attitudes of healthcare workers in U.S. hospitals regarding smallpox vaccination
    W Katherine Yih
    Department of Ambulatory Care and Prevention, Harvard Medical School and Harvard Pilgrim Health Care, Boston, MA, USA
    BMC Public Health 3:20. 2003
    ..Vaccination is voluntary, and it is unknown what factors drive vaccine acceptance. This study's aims were to estimate the proportion of workers willing to accept vaccination and to identify factors likely to influence their decisions...
  49. ncbi request reprint Effects of a law against early postpartum discharge on newborn follow-up, adverse events, and HMO expenditures
    Jeanne M Madden
    Department of Ambulatory Care and Prevention, Harvard Medical School and Harvard Pilgrim Health Care, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    N Engl J Med 347:2031-8. 2002
    ..We evaluated the effects of an early-discharge protocol (a hospital stay of one postpartum night plus a home visit) in a health maintenance organization (HMO) and a subsequent state law guaranteeing a 48-hour hospital stay...
  50. ncbi request reprint Preferences and willingness to pay for health states prevented by pneumococcal conjugate vaccine
    Lisa A Prosser
    Department of Ambulatory Care and Prevention, Harvard Medical School and Harvard Pilgrim Health Care, Boston, Massachusetts 02215, USA
    Pediatrics 113:283-90. 2004
    ..To measure parents' and other adults' values for preventing disease associated with pneumococcal infection and to evaluate how including these values changes the economic appraisal of pneumococcal conjugate vaccine...
  51. ncbi request reprint Comparing the medical expenses of adults with Medicaid and commercial insurance in a health maintenance organization
    G Thomas Ray
    Division of Research, Kaiser Permanente Medical Care Program, Northern California Region, Oakland, California, USA
    J Health Care Poor Underserved 14:420-35. 2003
    ..The costs of Medicaid-insured adults were substantially higher than those of commercially insured adults; these differences were likely due to higher rates of pregnancy and to worse health status among the Medicaid cohort...
  52. ncbi request reprint Underuse of controller medications among Medicaid-insured children with asthma
    Jonathan A Finkelstein
    Department of Ambulatory Care and Prevention, Harvard Medical School and Harvard Pilgrim Health Care, 133 Brookline Ave, 6th Floor, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 156:562-7. 2002
    ..Although studies suggest low rates of controller use, little is known about predictors of underuse among low-income children in whom asthma morbidity is greatest...
  53. ncbi request reprint Non-traditional settings for influenza vaccination of adults: costs and cost effectiveness
    Lisa A Prosser
    Department of Ambulatory Care and Prevention, Harvard Medical School and Harvard Pilgrim Health Care, Boston, Massachusetts 02215, USA
    Pharmacoeconomics 26:163-78. 2008
    ..All analyses are from the US societal perspective...
  54. ncbi request reprint Effects on breastfeeding of changes in maternity length-of-stay policy in a large health maintenance organization
    Jeanne M Madden
    Department of Ambulatory Care and Prevention, Harvard Medical School and Harvard Pilgrim Health Care, Boston, Massachusetts 02215, USA
    Pediatrics 111:519-24. 2003
    ..The purpose of this study was to evaluate the effects on breastfeeding rates of a private-sector early discharge program and a subsequent government mandate guaranteeing 48 hours of hospital coverage...
  55. ncbi request reprint Families' health-related social problems and missed referral opportunities
    Eric W Fleegler
    Division of Emergency Medicine, MA 001, Children s Hospital Boston, 300 Longwood Ave, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Pediatrics 119:e1332-41. 2007
    ....
  56. ncbi request reprint Improving the management of chronic disease at community health centers
    Bruce E Landon
    Department of Health Care Policy, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    N Engl J Med 356:921-34. 2007
    ....
  57. doi request reprint Multiple vaccinations and the risk of medically attended fever
    Nancy D Lin
    Department of Population Medicine, Harvard Pilgrim Health Care Institute and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02215, United States
    Vaccine 28:4169-74. 2010
    ..These findings offer reassurance that the multiple vaccinations introduced during the decade studied were not associated with increases in medically attended fever...
  58. ncbi request reprint Projected cost-effectiveness of statewide universal newborn hearing screening
    Ron Keren
    Department of Medicine, Children s Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Pediatrics 110:855-64. 2002
    ....
  59. doi request reprint Periodic use of inhaled steroids in children with mild persistent asthma: what are pediatricians recommending?
    Gregory S Sawicki
    Harvard Pediatric Health Services Research Fellowship Program, Children s Hospital Boston, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Clin Pediatr (Phila) 47:446-51. 2008
    ..2-0.6) for mild persistent asthma. Further research is needed on the effectiveness of periodic ICS use for children with mild persistent asthma and on underlying reasons for differing provider practice patterns...
  60. ncbi request reprint Cost effectiveness of hepatitis B vaccination at HIV counseling and testing sites
    Sun Young Kim
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Am J Prev Med 30:498-506. 2006
    ....
  61. ncbi request reprint Impact of early newborn discharge legislation and early follow-up visits on infant outcomes in a state Medicaid population
    Ellen Meara
    Department of Health Care Policy, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02115 5899, USA
    Pediatrics 113:1619-27. 2004
    ..The objective of this study was to determine the impact of 1) legislation mandating coverage of minimum postnatal hospital stays and 2) early follow-up visits by the age of 4 days on infant outcomes during the first month of life...
  62. ncbi request reprint Real-time vaccine safety surveillance for the early detection of adverse events
    Tracy A Lieu
    Department of Ambulatory Care and Prevention, Harvard Medical School and Harvard Pilgrim Health Care, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Med Care 45:S89-95. 2007
    ..Sequential testing procedures are needed to detect vaccine or drug safety problems as soon as possible after introduction...
  63. doi request reprint An assessment of the safety of adolescent and adult tetanus-diphtheria-acellular pertussis (Tdap) vaccine, using active surveillance for adverse events in the Vaccine Safety Datalink
    W Katherine Yih
    Department of Ambulatory Care and Prevention, Harvard Medical School and Harvard Pilgrim Health Care, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Vaccine 27:4257-62. 2009
    ..5-2 for the other outcomes. This study provides reassurance that Tdap is similar in safety to Td regarding the outcomes studied and supports the viability of sequential analysis for post-licensure vaccine safety monitoring...
  64. ncbi request reprint Preventing stroke among children with sickle cell anemia: an analysis of strategies that involve transcranial Doppler testing and chronic transfusion
    Maitreyi Mazumdar
    Department of Neurology, Children s Hospital Boston, 300 Longwood Ave, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Pediatrics 120:e1107-16. 2007
    ..Uncertainty about the risk/benefit trade-offs of chronic transfusion has led some clinicians to decide not to offer transcranial Doppler ultrasonography screening...
  65. ncbi request reprint Observed costs and health care use of children in a randomized controlled trial of pneumococcal conjugate vaccine
    G Thomas Ray
    Division of Research, Kaiser Permanente Medical Care Program, Oakland, CA 94611, USA
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 21:361-5. 2002
    ..Pneumococcal conjugate vaccine for infants has recently been found to be effective for prevention of meningitis, bacteremia, pneumonia and otitis media, but it is more costly than previously introduced vaccines...
  66. ncbi request reprint Mothers' and clinicians' perspectives on breastfeeding counseling during routine preventive visits
    Elsie M Taveras
    Center for Child Health Care Studies, Department of Ambulatory Care and Prevention, Harvard Pilgrim Health Care and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02215, USA
    Pediatrics 113:e405-11. 2004
    ..Little is known, however, about the counseling provided during these visits and how mothers and their clinicians perceive breastfeeding counseling...
  67. pmc Health benefits, risks, and cost-effectiveness of influenza vaccination of children
    Lisa A Prosser
    Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02215, USA
    Emerg Infect Dis 12:1548-58. 2006
    ..Thus, routine vaccination of all children is likely less cost-effective than vaccination of all children ages 6-23 months plus all other children at high risk...
  68. pmc Variation in hepatitis B immunization coverage rates associated with provider practices after the temporary suspension of the birth dose
    Nancy D Lin
    Department of Ambulatory Care and Prevention, Harvard Pilgrim Health Care and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    BMC Pediatr 6:31. 2006
    ....
  69. ncbi request reprint Overcoming economic barriers to the optimal use of vaccines
    Tracy A Lieu
    Harvard Pilgrim Health Care and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 24:666-79. 2005
    ..Partnerships between philanthropy and public resources have made progress in addressing gaps in vaccine financing and development for developing countries, but much remains to be done...
  70. doi request reprint Impact of health disparities collaboratives on racial/ethnic and insurance disparities in US community health centers
    LeRoi S Hicks
    Department of Health Care Policy, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    Arch Intern Med 170:279-86. 2010
    ..The Health Resources and Services Administration Health Disparities Collaboratives (HDCs) were developed to improve care for chronic medical conditions in community health centers (CHCs)...
  71. ncbi request reprint Length-of-stay policies and ascertainment of postdischarge problems in newborns
    Jeanne M Madden
    Department of Ambulatory Care and Prevention, Harvard Medical School and Harvard Pilgrim Health Care, Boston, Massachusetts 02215, USA
    Pediatrics 113:42-9. 2004
    ..We tested the hypothesis that heightened postdischarge ascertainment (rather than short stays) is responsible for apparent increases in these outcomes...
  72. ncbi request reprint A randomized controlled trial of test-and-treat strategy for Helicobacter pylori: clinical outcomes and health care costs in a managed care population receiving long-term acid suppression therapy for physician-diagnosed peptic ulcer disease
    James E Allison
    Division of Research, Kaiser Permanente Medical Care Program, Northern California Region, 2000 Broadway, Oakland, CA 94612, USA
    Arch Intern Med 163:1165-71. 2003
    ....
  73. ncbi request reprint Safety of thimerosal-containing vaccines: a two-phased study of computerized health maintenance organization databases
    Thomas Verstraeten
    Epidemic Intelligence Service Program, Epidemiology Program Office, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30333, USA
    Pediatrics 112:1039-48. 2003
    ..To assess the possible toxicity of thimerosal-containing vaccines (TCVs) among infants...
  74. pmc Variability in asthma care and services for low-income populations among practice sites in managed Medicaid systems
    Paula Lozano
    Center for Health Studies, Group Health Cooperative, Seattle, WA 98101, USA
    Health Serv Res 38:1563-78. 2003
    ..To characterize and describe variability in processes of asthma care and services tailored for low-income populations in practice sites participating in Medicaid managed care (MMC)...
  75. ncbi request reprint Use of asthma medication dispensing patterns to predict risk of adverse health outcomes: a study of Medicaid-insured children in managed care programs
    Harold J Farber
    Department of Pediatrics, Kaiser Permanente Medical Center, Vallejo, California 94589 2485, USA
    Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol 92:319-28. 2004
    ..Regular use of inhaled anti-inflammatory (AI) medication improves outcomes for children with persistent asthma...
  76. ncbi request reprint Misunderstanding of asthma controller medications: association with nonadherence
    Harold J Farber
    Department of Pediatrics, Kaiser Permanente Vallejo Medical Center, Vallejo, California 94589, USA
    J Asthma 40:17-25. 2003
    ..This study's aims are to 1) test the hypothesis that misunderstanding is associated with decreased adherence to its daily use and 2) identify factors associated with increased risk of misunderstanding...
  77. pmc Patterns of concordance and non-concordance with clinician recommendations and parents' explanatory models in children with asthma
    Barbara G Bokhour
    Center for Health Quality, Outcomes and Economic Research, ENRM Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Bedford, MA 01742, United States
    Patient Educ Couns 70:376-85. 2008
    ....
  78. ncbi request reprint Cost-effectiveness of pneumococcal conjugate vaccination in the prevention of child mortality: an international economic analysis
    Anushua Sinha
    Department of Preventive Medicine and Community Health, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey New Jersey Medical School, Newark NJ 07101, USA
    Lancet 369:389-96. 2007
    ..Our aim was to incorporate these data into an economic analysis of pneumococcal vaccination of infants in countries eligible for financial support from the Global Alliance for Vaccines & Immunization (GAVI)...
  79. ncbi request reprint Newborn hearing screening: recommendations and rationale
    Alfred O Berg
    Am J Nurs 102:83-9. 2002
  80. ncbi request reprint Screening for chlamydia infection: recommendations and rationale. U.S. Preventive Services Task Force
    Alfred O Berg
    US Preventive Forces Task Force, Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD 20852, USA
    Am J Nurs 102:87-92; discussion 93. 2002
  81. pmc The effectiveness of primary care-based interventions to promote breastfeeding: systematic evidence review and meta-analysis for the US Preventive Services Task Force
    Jeanne Marie Guise
    Department of Medical Informatics and Clinical Epidemiology and Evidence based Practice Center, Oregon Health and Science University, Portland, Oregon 97239, USA
    Ann Fam Med 1:70-8. 2003
    ..We wanted to systematically review whether primary care-based interventions improve initiation and duration of breastfeeding...
  82. ncbi request reprint Prevention of herpes zoster: recommendations of the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP)
    Rafael Harpaz
    Division of Viral Diseases, National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases, USA
    MMWR Recomm Rep 57:1-30; quiz CE2-4. 2008
    ..Before administration of zoster vaccine, patients do not need to be asked about their history of varicella (chickenpox) or to have serologic testing conducted to determine varicella immunity...
  83. ncbi request reprint Early thimerosal exposure and neuropsychological outcomes at 7 to 10 years
    William W Thompson
    National Center for Immunizations and Respiratory Diseases, Influenza Division, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    N Engl J Med 357:1281-92. 2007
    ..It has been hypothesized that early exposure to thimerosal, a mercury-containing preservative used in vaccines and immune globulin preparations, is associated with neuropsychological deficits in children...

Research Grants12

  1. Family Decision Making and Burden Under High-Deductible Health Plans
    Tracy Lieu; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..They will also create essential building blocks for future studies of how cost containment approaches affect the health of children, parents, and families. ..
  2. Enhancing Prevention for Children in Diverse Populations
    Tracy Lieu; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Support from this K24 award will come at a critical time for Dr. Lieu and for the junior faculty in her new Center. ..
  3. Communication, Perspectives, & Child Asthma Disparities
    Tracy Lieu; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..This information is critical to the design of effective, culturally tailored interventions to eliminate disparities in health care for childhood asthma and other chronic diseases. ..
  4. Decision Analysis of Otitis Media Vaccination Strategies
    Tracy Lieu; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..The decision analytic model will yield information toward the optimal choices for current scientific inquiry, and will also provide a foundation for updated analyses as otitis media vaccines are further developed and tested. ..
  5. The Population-Based Effectiveness in Asthma and Lung Diseases (PEAL) Network
    Tracy A Lieu; Fiscal Year: 2010
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